Philip N. Benfey, Paul Kramer Distinguished Professor  

Philip N. Benfey

DEUG (Diplome d'Etudes Universitaire Generale, Univerisite de Paris VI, 1981

Office Location: 130 Science Drive, Room 137, Duke Box 90338, Durham, NC 27708
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Developmental Biology
Cell and Molecular Biology

Research Categories: Plant Developmental Genetics and Genomics

Research Description:

Areas of Interest:
Root development
Transcriptional networks
Cell expansion
Cell-cell signaling

Recent Publications   (More Publications)   (search)

  1. Verbon, EH; Liberman, LM; Zhou, J; Yin, J; Pieterse, CMJ; Benfey, PN; Stringlis, IA; de Jonge, R, Cell-type-specific transcriptomics reveals that root hairs and endodermal barriers play important roles in beneficial plant-rhizobacterium interactions., Molecular Plant, vol. 16 no. 7 (July, 2023), pp. 1160-1177 [doi]  [abs].
  2. Wang, Y; Perez-Sancho, J; Platre, MP; Callebaut, B; Smokvarska, M; Ferrer, K; Luo, Y; Nolan, TM; Sato, T; Busch, W; Benfey, PN; Kvasnica, M; Winne, JM; Bayer, EM; Vukašinović, N; Russinova, E, Plasmodesmata mediate cell-to-cell transport of brassinosteroid hormones., Nature Chemical Biology (June, 2023) [doi]  [abs].
  3. Goldy, C; Barrera, V; Taylor, I; Buchensky, C; Vena, R; Benfey, PN; De Veylder, L; Rodriguez, RE, SCARECROW-LIKE28 modulates organ growth in Arabidopsis by controlling mitotic cell cycle exit, endoreplication, and cell expansion dynamics., The New Phytologist, vol. 237 no. 5 (March, 2023), pp. 1652-1666 [doi]  [abs].
  4. Correction for Ishikawa et al., GRAS transcription factors regulate cell division planes in moss overriding the default rule., Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, vol. 120 no. 10 (March, 2023), pp. e2301911120 [doi] .
  5. Nolan, TM; Vukašinović, N; Hsu, C-W; Zhang, J; Vanhoutte, I; Shahan, R; Taylor, IW; Greenstreet, L; Heitz, M; Afanassiev, A; Wang, P; Szekely, P; Brosnan, A; Yin, Y; Schiebinger, G; Ohler, U; Russinova, E; Benfey, PN, Brassinosteroid gene regulatory networks at cellular resolution in the Arabidopsis root., Science (New York, N.Y.), vol. 379 no. 6639 (March, 2023), pp. eadf4721 [doi]  [abs].